Cross References — As to required approval of zoning and planning commission before recording of subdivision plat, §410.020; as to duties of zoning and planning commission relative to administration and enforcement of provisions concerning subdivision of land, §410.130; as to board of adjustment generally, §§405.815 et seq.
[R.O. 2012 §400.010; Ord. No. 505 §1, 9-26-2002]
The Zoning and Planning Commission of this City shall consist of not more than fifteen (15) nor less than seven (7) members, including the Mayor if the Mayor chooses to be a member, a member of the Council selected by the Council if the Council chooses to have a member serve on the Commission, and not more than thirteen (13) citizens appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Council. All citizen members of the Commission shall serve without compensation. The term of each of the citizen members shall be for four (4) years, except that the terms of the citizen members first appointed shall be for varying periods so that succeeding terms will be staggered. Any vacancy in a membership shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment as aforesaid. The Council may remove any citizen member for cause stated in writing and after public hearing.
[R.O. 2012 §400.020; CC 1975 §2-46; Ord. No. 260 §4]
At the first (1st) meeting of the Zoning and Planning Commission in January of each year the Commission shall elect a Chairman, Secretary and such other officers as may be appropriate; and the Commission shall adopt or readopt such by-laws and rules of procedure, not inconsistent with State law, this Code or other ordinance, as they may deem expedient for the transaction of their business.
[R.O. 2012 §400.030; CC 1975 §2-47; Ord. No. 260 §5]
The Zoning and Planning Commission shall meet in regular session at least once each month and at such other times as they need be convened by the call of the Chairman of the Commission; and on all matters referred to them by the City Council, they shall report back to the Council the progress of all matters before them at the next regular meeting of the Council immediately following the last regular or special meeting of the Commission.
[R.O. 2012 §400.040; CC 1975 §2-48]
The Zoning and Planning Commission shall have the powers and perform the duties specified for Municipal Zoning and Planning Commissions in Chapter 89, RSMo., and as may be prescribed for them in this Code and in other ordinances and resolutions of the City Council.